Sorry for the thread veer, but does dad not suppose his currently elevated apprehension is a reason to own a handgun permanently? Obviously he's come to some conclusion about the possibility of needing one, but being somewhat hamstrung by not having one. Surely there is a longer term fix than a loan for a specific threat, which seems like it could be twisted into bad court juju by a clever lawyer.
Not trying to stir a pot, just curious.
The uncomfortable question common to all who have had revolutionary changes imposed on them: are we now to accept what was done to us just because it was done?